San Francisco What to Pack

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    t-shirts on hot days
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  • 1. Clothes For Layering

    I cannot stress this enough: layer. It's true that San Francisco can be very cold and foggy, and fog often makes way to light rain, so rain jackets are a must 9 months out of the year. However, if you...

  • 2. Sweater / Jacket

    Bring warm clothes with you. San Francisco is located on the water, and even on the hottest summer day, the fog can roll in quickly. When that happens, the wind comes up, and the temperature can...

  • 3. Dress To Impress

    San Francisco is fortunate to be blessed with a moderate climate... or so it seems! But make no mistake, this is NOT Los Angeles and it is very unlikely that you'll be comfortable in shorts, esp in...

  • 4. Comfortable Shoes

    anything on wheels Comfortable shoes and a fleece pullover sweater. The weather changes frequently and you need to be prepared so bring layers. I fleece sweater will keep you warm and protect you from...

  • 5. Fog / Weather Conditions

    yes, bring a jacket or sweater wherever you go. san francisco has many microclimates, so if you are in one area, let's say the mission, and you go to haight ashbury, i guarantee that you will be cold...

  • 6. Umbrella / Rain Coat

    We bought light rain jackets to bring with us- the ones that fold into themselves, and I had cause to use mine twice during our trip- once on the boat going over the bay to Saulsalito and once on the...

  • 7. Maps / Guides

    Apple is extremely visible in San Francisco, although other Silicon Valley giants, like Google, Cisco, HP, and Intel are well represented within the city's wifi and wireless broadband infrastructure....

  • 8. Film / Photo Equipment

    Bring a sweater or a jacket, as even in August, San Francisco can be quite chilly. Tourists oiften find themselves shivering from the cold when they wear shorts on ferry trips and are forced to buy...

  • 9. S.F. Sights

    You should definately pack a suitcase that has wheels so you can easily manuever around with it. Depending on what type of transporation you take from the airport this could be very important. If you...

  • 10. September in San Francisco

    September and October are the warmest months in San Francisco but don't think you can leave the long pants and fleece at home, especially if you plan on being...


    "The street was a wall of flame. And against this wall of flame, silhouetted sharply, were two United States cavalrymen sitting their horses, calming...

  • 12. Shoes and clothing

    You'll want comfortable and practical shoes as this city requires lots of walking and has lots of hill. You'll also want to wear clothes that have good...

  • 13. Some suggestions

    Make sure the shoes are really good for walking support & mucho truckin; (I know, he hates the whole truckin' schtick... but I like R Crumb) light rain gear &...

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